Success Stories

There are a number of vehicles that utilize the attributes of aluminum extrusions to produce lightweight and long-lasting aluminum subframes and engine cradles. Select the vehicle below to learn more.

2015 Telsa Model S

Front-based Extrusions

Construction: Extrusion & Castings, Welded 

Fabricated extrusion with tight profile tolerances 

Welded join between extrusion & casting 

2018 Chevy Camaro

Front-based Extrusions: 

  • Construction: Extrusions & Castings, Welded 
  • Welded joint between extrusion & casting, multi-formed extrusion 


Front-based Extrusions

  • Construction: Extrusions & Castings, Welded 
  • Fabricated extruded cross-member
  • Extruded features within cross-member
  • Extruded inner & outer couplings fir NVH reduction

2022 Rivian R1T

Front Subframe Extrusions

  • Construction: aluminum extrusions, welded 
  • Cradle mount extrusion
  • 18 hollows 

2013 Chevy Impala

Front-based Extrusions 

  • Construction: all extrusions, multi-alloy, tempers, welded 
  • Complex, tight tolerance structural extrusion
  • Tight tolerance, minimal weld gap 

Audi A5/S5

Front-based Extrusions 

  • Construction: Extrusions & Castings, Welded 
  • Complex assembly utilizing engineered castings and extrusions 

Porsche Taycan EV

Extruded Components 

  • Construction: Extrusions & Castings, Welded 
  • Tight package with high safety requirements 

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Front-based extrusions

  • Construction: engine cradle, aluminum extrusions & castings 
  • Hybrid construction: 9 extrusion profiles with 2 aluminum castings 

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